Anna Goppel "Killing Terrorist - A Moral and Legal Analysis"

"Morality and international law provide justification for targeted killing of terrorists under certain circumstances. Applied to realistic situations, however, they typically do not." The targeted killing of terrorists has become an established practice in the fight against terrorism. Anna Goppel analyzes the justifiability of this practice, both from a moral and an international legal perspective. In engaging with the current public and academic debates she comes to conclusions that seriously question the practice as well as its increasing acceptance.Read more in: "Killing Terrorists. A Moral and Legal Analysis", Berlin: De Gruyter 2013